Clawson, Dan

Dan Clawson
3 June 2009Feature

Unions and social movements have much to learn from each other. If we can combine the best of both, we can transform the world.

Unions and movements differ in recruitment, funding, means used to mobilise, and ways of achieving their goals. Most social movements, the peace movement included, recruit people based on their agreement with the movement's goals. If a social movement can get one percent of the population to turn out to a demonstration -- half a million people in Britain,…

16 May 2007Feature

Unions and social movements have much to learn from each other. If we can combine the best of both, we can transform the world.

Unions and movements differ in recruitment, funding, means used to mobilise, and ways of achieving their goals. Most social movements, the peace movement included, recruit people based on their agreement with the movement's goals. If a social movement can get one percent of the population to turn out to a demonstration -- half a million people in Britain,…